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Sat 29 Apr
Yoga and Meditation
Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Simple chair yoga and meditation practices can help us release stress, relax, feel healthier and calmer, sleep better, and ultimately can help shift our perspective, enabling us to feel more in charge of our lives, and have a more compassionate, inclusive and empowered view of the world. Class takes place inside the Gothic Chamber and attendees are encouraged to bring a pillow. $10 per class, no reservations needed.
Registration: Optional
Sat 29 Apr
Saturday Family Movie: The Jungle Book (2016)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Viewers will get to see the 2016 live action remake of the tale of Mowgli, the "man cub" raised by a wolfpack, and his encounters with Baloo, Bagheera, Shere Khan and other creatures of the jungle. Attendees of The Jungle Book on Apr. 29 will get to vote on which film will be shown in May. Attendees are welcome to bring a blanket to sit on and snacks to munch on.

Sat 06 May
Storybook Bonanza
Saturday, May 6, 2017 10:30 AM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Once again, Philipse Manor Hall is proud to host this annual free book giveaway presented in partnership with the Yonkers Federation of Teachers. Children from Pre-K to third grade can take home a book of their choice, and have their picture taken with a certain big, red dog!

Sun 07 May
CAPE (Community Adventure Play Experience)
Sunday, May 7, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Presented by the Child Development Institute at Sarah Lawrence College, and in conjunction with Yonkers Arts Weekend, CAPE (Community Adventure Play Experience) gives children the ability to use their imagination to transform recyclables and other discarded materials, into whatever their mind can think of. Children will be able to construct anything their mind can think of out of boxes, string, buckets and other day to day items. This free program will be taking place on the western lawn in back of the Manor Hall. Materials will be provided.

Sat 27 May
Saturday Family Movie: Viewer's Choice
Saturday, May 27, 2017 03:00 PM
Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
(914) 965-4027

Come join us at the last installment of Philipse Manor Hall's winter/spring movie series as we will be viewing the Viewer's choice pick from April's movie. Get a chance to experience heartfelt classics to modern masterpieces as we cozy up on the 3rd Saturday of every month. Movies are shown in the Gothic Chamber inside the Manor Hall, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own refreshments and a blanket if they prefer to lie down on the floor. All films are rated PG. Free admission.